Sheriffship
Sheriffalty Sher"iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher"iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher"iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher"iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher"iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster]

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  • sheriffship — sherˈiffship noun The office of sheriff • • • Main Entry: ↑sheriff …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sheriffalty — Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffdom — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffry — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sheriffwick — Sheriffalty Sher iff*al*ty, Sheriffdom Sher iff*dom, Sheriffry Sher iff*ry, Sheriffship Sher iff*ship, Sheriffwick Sher iff*wick, n. The office or jurisdiction of sheriff. See {Shrievalty}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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